CVE-2020-16248

NameCVE-2020-16248
Description** DISPUTED ** Prometheus Blackbox Exporter through 0.17.0 allows /probe?target= SSRF. NOTE: follow-on discussion suggests that this might plausibly be interpreted as both intended functionality and also a vulnerability.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
prometheus-blackbox-exporter (PTS)stretch0.3.0+ds1-1vulnerable
buster0.13.0+ds-2vulnerable
bullseye, sid0.17.0+ds-1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
prometheus-blackbox-exportersource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant

Notes

https://github.com/prometheus/blackbox_exporter/issues/669
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/08/08/12
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2020/08/08/3
Upstream of the project did disputed the CVE. Upstream position is
that the refererred behaviour is intended functionality.

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